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Published on January 14th, 2013 | by Reader Recipe


Reader Recipe: No-Bake Granola

by Heather Carr, Blue Living Ideas

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This no-bake granola is a delicious way to start your day.

Homemade Granola

Yield: 10 servings; Calories per serving: approx. 170


  • 1 cup peanuts
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup puffed rice
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup simple syrup (instructions in recipe)

Cooking Directions

  1. To make the simple syrup:Combine two parts sugar to one part water over low heat. Stir until clear, then remove from heat and allow to cool. The longer the syrup is over the heat, the thicker it will get.
  2. Mix peanuts, oats, puffed rice, and chocolate chips. Slowly pour simple syrup over the dry mixture while stirring. Put it in the refrigerator in a sealed container for half an hour to allow it to set.

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